NBA players to ‘crash’ fan-made Google Hangouts after getting drafted
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This Thursday the NBA is holding its annual draft in New York City, and the league is giving some fans a chance to hang out with the top picks virtually, that is. The NBA is partnering with Google to let some players drop in to Google+ Hangouts created by fans. People just need to mark their Hangout with the hashtag #NBADraftCrash or #TEAMNAMEDraftCrash (with the right team name, obviously), and a player could end up there to answer questions and chat. The NBA says it’s already gotten Aaron Gordon, Andrew Wiggins, Dante Exum, Jabari Parker, and Marcus Smart in on the plan, and is promising others.